Six great thinkers' 'lessons'

Sep 21, 2013

Six great thinkers' 'lessons'

by Peter Conrad

Life is a career that none of us chose. The rich and credulous hire life coaches to flatter them. Others who crave enlightenment can sign on to the School of Life set up by entrepreneurial egghead Alain de Botton. LIFE LESSONS FROM … Bergson, ...

The myth of human progress

Apr 7, 2013

The myth of human progress

by Peter Conrad

"The more I see of men," said Madame de Stael, "the more I like dogs." Always excepting the pit bulls and Rottweilers that slather and snap at the heels of yobs, I agree with her.